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30 May 2018


Readings YA Prize 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Readings Young Adult Prize has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Small Spaces (Sarah Epstein, Walker Books) Amelia Westlake (Erin Gough, Hardie Grant Egmont) Between... Read more


Self-published debut novel sold to UK small press Splice

Brisbane author Nicholas John Turner’s debut self-published novel Hang Him When He Is Not There has sold into the UK and Ireland to Birmingham-based small press Splice. UK and Irish... Read more
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UQP acquires Sakr poetry collection x

University of Queensland Press (UQP) has acquired Western Sydney poet Omar Sakr’s forthcoming poetry collection, The Lost Arabs. World rights were acquired by UQP publishing director and acting-CEO Madonna Duffy,... Read more


Finalists for Walkley-Pascall, arts journalism awards announced

The Walkley Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2018 Walkley-Pascall Award for arts criticism and for the Arts Journalism Award. The finalists for the Walkley-Pascall Award for arts criticism... Read more
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New children’s press Yellow Brick Books releases first title

A new small publisher focused on children’s books has recently released its first title, amid plans to release two more books in 2018. In May this year, Yellow Brick Books... Read more

UK banker offers novelists £24k salary as part of publishing start-up

A new publishing start-up has launched in the UK, claiming to offer aspiring novelists a salary from £2000 (A$3540) per month to write, as an alternative to traditional publishing, reports... Read more
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